Shirley as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Shirley?

We estimate that there are 327,227 people named Shirley who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Shirley is the 74th most common for women, and the 153rd most common overall.

How Old are People Named Shirley?

The average person named Shirley is 72.96 years old.

Is Shirley a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

137 people named Shirley were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 1,543rd most popular name for girls, and the 2,867th most popular overall.

The popularity of Shirley peaked between 1935–1936, when it was the 2nd most popular name for baby girls.

Is Shirley a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Shirley is almost exclusively a female name. 99.4% of people named Shirley are female.

Facts About the Name Shirley

Popularity of Shirley in England

In 2020, Shirley was the in England and Wales.